— AARP Nevada Fraud Watch Network again provides free presentations to help those throughout the state protect themselves against fraud. Fraud is a subject that never goes out of style, unfortunately. But you don’t have to be a victim of fraud. Educate and protect yourself against crooks and criminals by attending one of AARP Nevada’s Fraud Watch Network presentations at your closest Clark County Library location. The free sessions continue during the hot summer, once per month, and give attendees practical …

AARP Nevada

— Turning 50 hasn’t changed the way this veteran actor approaches his role in Phantom of the Opera, which makes its way to Las Vegas. Reaching the age of 50 is no longer “over the hill” or worthy of black birthday balloons. Case in point: gifted actor David Benoit. Benoit, 51, joins us on the May episode of the AARP Nevada Voices Podcast to discuss his long and accomplished career. Benoit, and the rest of the touring cast of the beloved …

— Eager to learn more about social media sites like Facebook and Twitter? AARP Nevada offers FREE classes throughout the state to teach you more. It’s a great way to stay in touch with family and friends and to learn from great volunteers here at AARP. UPCOMING CLASSES: Henderson – Heritage Park Senior Facility – Call (702) 267-2950 to register in advance for these FREE classes. Tuesday, May 16 – 5:30pm – Facebook 101 Tuesday, June 13 – 12:30pm – Facebook …

— Join us for free webinars and live chats on how to use the latest tech tools. Technology can help you connect with friends and family, drive more safely, control home automation, search for jobs, care for loved ones, learn new skills, and more. But there’s so much new “tech” that it can be hard to keep track of it and how it can help you. Register for AARP’s Online Technology Fair and gain access to free live webinars, video chats …

retirement savings

— Today AARP Nevada released a new report showing that Nevada could save taxpayers $24,048,204 over the next 15 years by helping people save more of their own money for retirement. AARP is working to create access to private savings vehicles for the 569,332 Nevadans who lack access to a workplace retirement savings plan, like a 401(k), by setting up programs that are similar to 529 college savings plans for retirement “Too many small business employees don’t have a way to …

aarp fraud watch network

— The AARP Fraud Watch Network brings fraud-fighting efforts to consumers in Las Vegas with an “Operation: Stop Scams” shredding event to be held at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino parking lot on Saturday, April 29 from 9:00am to 1:00pm. “Many Americans clear out and discard their obsolete financial documents at the end of the tax-filing season in April.  Our shredding events in dozens of communities provide a convenient and safe way for people to destroy this sensitive paperwork,” said Nancy …

Nevada Ballet Theatre

— The classic tale full of rich and fun characters returns in time for the whole family to enjoy. In an on-going partnership with the Nevada Ballet Theatre, AARP Nevada is happy to announce the return of Peter Pan to The Smith Center May 13-14  in Las Vegas. Fly through a starlit London night and headlong into a magical adventure in Neverland with the 2016-17 Season finale, Peter Pan. First the movie, then the musical and now the ballet, this full-length production …

solar decathlon

— Recently, on a Saturday afternoon in Las Vegas, a group of AARP Nevada volunteers joined the members of the UNLV Solar Decathlon team to help build the perfect home for seniors of the future. UNLV Howard Hughes School of Engineering student, and Solar Decathlon team spokesperson, Valentina Alayon joins us on Nevada Voices to discuss the overall project and how AARP members are helping them with their entry in this year’s contest. What is the solar decathlon? The contest, officially …

Caregiver Sick Leave Bill Nevada

— Bill AB394 Aims to provide flexibility for Nevada’s 350,000+ Caregivers  to Use Earned Sick Days to Care for Sick or Disabled Loved Ones CARSON CITY, NV – A new bill before the Nevada Legislature will allow Nevada’s growing number of family caregivers, who are employed, the flexibility needed to allow them to use their earned time off to provide care. Over 60-percent of Nevada’s family Caregivers are employed and need to continue working while providing care to their loved ones. …

— Nevadans 50-plus have a new way to stay current on issues and events. Nevada Voices—a free, monthly podcast available on iTunes, Google Play and SoundCloud—is the latest addition to AARP Nevada’s communications tool kit. The podcast features interviews with newsmakers, people working to improve the lives of Nevadans 50-plus and AARP volunteers. The discussions focus on issues such as financial security, caregiving and fraud. Maria Dent, AARP state director, and other AARP Nevada staff offer updates on legislative advocacy and …